Duck Egg Hatching Guide

Duck Egg Hatching Guide

Duck Egg Hatching Guide Hatching your own duck eggs instead of buying ducklings can be an extremely exciting and rewarding experience. Hatching ducklings using an incubator is a bit more challenging than hatching chicken eggs. Therefore, I would recommend having some...
Breed Spotlight: Welsh Harlequin Duck

Breed Spotlight: Welsh Harlequin Duck

Breed Spotlight: Welsh Harlequin Duck The Welsh Harlequin duck is quite popular among duck owners for its excellent laying ability, good mothering instincts, and calmer personality. If you are interested in having ducks, maybe you’ll consider owning the beautiful...
A Year With Chickens

A Year With Chickens

A Year With Chickens   Follow along with Jeff and Kendra, hosts of “The Coop With Meyer Hatchery” podcast,  as they share each month what you need to know for keeping chickens. They discuss things to consider for housing, predators, feeding, and much...
Breed Spotlight: The Brahma

Breed Spotlight: The Brahma

Breed Spotlight: The Brahma Brahma chickens are a timeless favorite of many chicken keepers. They are hardy, dual-purpose, and very docile! Brahmas are probably best known for their large size, with males reaching upwards of 12 pounds.  History Brahmas have been part...
Growing Sprouts For Your Flock In Winter

Growing Sprouts For Your Flock In Winter

Growing Sprouts For Your Flock In Winter When winter lays a thick blanket of snow on the ground, it hides an excellent nutritional source for your flock. In all other seasons, chickens can supplement their diet with the fresh, green grass in your yard. It’s easy to...
Breed Spotlight: The Marans

Breed Spotlight: The Marans

Breed Spotlight: The Marans The Marans may perhaps be one of the most popular chicken breeds in the US currently. Thanks to Instagram, many flock owners strive for a flock that produces a rainbow of egg colors, and these breeds can lay one of the darkest brown eggs...